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Japanese meals made easy. Get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less with these delicious, quick and easy recipes. You’ll love the Japanese Garlic Fried Rice, Oyakudon (Chicken & Egg Bowl), Soba Noodle Salad, and Hot Pot for One!

A white plate containing Japanese Pasta with Shrimp and Broccolini.

Popular Under 30 Minute Recipes

A white plate containing Baked Chicken Katsu (Japanese Chicken Cutlets), shredded cabbage salad, and tomato slices.

Baked Chicken Katsu 揚げないチキンカツ

Beef udon noodle soup in a donburi bowl.

Beef Udon (Niku Udon) (Video) 肉うどん

A plate containing butter shoyu chicken, broccoli, and tomatoes.

Butter Shoyu Chicken バター醤油チキン

A white plate containing Classic Mentaiko Pasta.

Classic Mentaiko Pasta 明太子パスタ

A glass plate containing Cold Tuna Tomato Somen topped with julienned shiso leaves.

Cold Tuna and Tomato Somen (Video) ツナとトマトの冷やしそうめん

A large gray plate containing garlic onion chicken, green leaf salad, and steamed rice.

Garlic Onion Chicken 鶏肉のガーリックオニオンソース

Ginger pork served with shredded cabbage on a white ceramic plate.

Ginger Pork (Shogayaki) (Video) 豚の生姜焼き

A donburi rice bowl containing gyudon, simmered beef and onions over steamed rice.

Gyudon (Japanese Beef Rice Bowl) (Video) 牛丼

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A white plate containing Japanese Pasta with Shrimp and Broccolini.

Japanese-style Shrimp and Broccolini Pasta 海老とブロッコリーニの和風パスタ

Seasoned with crunchy garlic chili oil and butter, this delicious Japanese-style Pasta with Shrimp...
A donburi rice bowl containing gyudon, simmered beef and onions over steamed rice.

Gyudon (Japanese Beef Rice Bowl) (Video) 牛丼

Thinly sliced beef simmered with tender onions and savory-sweet sauce, Gyudon or Japanese Beef...
A plate containing panko-coated, fried horse mackerel fillets and a bed of shredded cabbage salad.

Fried Horse Mackerel (Aji Fry) あじのフライ

Easy Aji Fry is a popular Japanese homestyle dish of horse mackerel fillets breaded...
White ceramic bowls containing Cabbage and Onsen Tamago Miso Soup topped with green onions and shichimi togarashi.

Cabbage and Onsen Tamago Miso Soup

This hearty yet flavorful miso soup filled with sweet cabbage and onsen tamago (Japanese...
A rectangular plate containing Yaki Onigiri (Grilled Rice Balls).

Yaki Onigiri (Grilled Rice Ball) (Video) 焼きおにぎり

A favorite in izakayas, Yaki Onigiri are crispy grilled Japanese rice balls glazed with...
A white ceramic bowl containing Miso Soup with enoki mushrooms, tofu, and Japanese long green onion, topped with ground sesame seeds.

Miso Soup with Enoki Mushrooms and Ground Sesame エノキのごま味噌汁

Thanks to a quick dashi stock, it takes only 15 minutes to prepare my...
Tablesetup for shabu shabu - donabe hot pot, vegetables, meat, udon, and dipping sauces.

Shabu Shabu Recipe (Video)しゃぶしゃぶ

Shabu Shabu is a popular Japanese-style hot pot everyone at the table cooks the...
A bowl containing mapo tofu over steamed rice.

Mapo Tofu (Mabo Dofu) (Video) 麻婆豆腐

Japanese-style Mapo Tofu (Mabo Dofu) is incredibly flavorful but a lot less spicy than...
An oval ceramic white plate containing Garlic Miso Chicken Wings.

Garlic Miso Chicken Wings ガーリック味噌チキン

Easy Garlic Miso Chicken Wings are marinated in a delicious Japanese savory sauce and...
A Le Creuset pot containing Mille-Feuille Nabe, which is a hot pot dish with layers of pork belly slices and napa cabbage slices in a dashi broth.

Mille-Feuille Nabe ミルフィーユ鍋

Enjoy my recipe for Japanese Mille-Feuille Nabe with "a thousand layers“ of napa cabbage...
A fluted plate containing Yakisoba (Japanese Stir-Fried Noodles).

Yakisoba (Japanese Stir-Fried Noodles)(Video) 焼きそば

Yakisoba is classic Japanese stir-fried noodles seasoned with sweet and savory sauce similar to...
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